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Boston sports radio hosts allege Pedro Martinez took steroids

We’ve have chronicled the giant Summer of Suck that is the Sewer known as Boston Sports Radio. It started with WEEI’s morning show personality Kirk Minihane who took a shot at Fox’s Erin Andrews which led to a non-apology from him to another WEEI show that also went down the Erin Andrews rabbit hole to Fox pulling its advertising from the station over said morning show to the...
Via Awful Announcing
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Pedro Martinez: Bonds and Clemens belong in the Hall

In what is certainly the most divisive debate in National Baseball Hall of Fame history, a contemporary of Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens has come out in favor of their induction into the Hall.  Former Los Angeles Dodgers, Montreal Expos, and Boston Red Sox ace Pedro Martinez thinks they belong, based upon achievement (presumably) before they were implicated in a number of performance...
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Pedro: Sox need a veteran ace..named Jon Lester

Rich Schultz/Getty ImagesConor Frederick (@C_Frederick1016)Contributing WriterAdd Pedro Martinez to the "Jon Lester-should-come-back" club. Before he was inducted into the Red Sox Hall of Fame yesterday, he said that he was "not happy" that Lester isn't here. He also went on record as saying he hopes Lester comes back in free agency. He's certainly not...
Via RedSoxLife
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Boston radio hosts accuse Pedro Martinez of steroid use

It is hardly surprising in this day and age of sports shock talk that hosts attempting to bring attention to themselves would attack the most revered Red Sox player of the last 30 years. Yesterday and this morning, both 98.5 FM (Felger and Mazz) and WEEI (Kirk Minihane) made, at the very least, strong suggestions that former Red Sox ace Pedro Martinez used steroids during his playing...
Via Boston Sports Media Watch
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez: Clemens, Bonds should be in Hall of Fame

Never one to shy away from controversy, Pedro Martinez is once again making headlines. The outspoken pitcher was in Boston Thursday to watch his former team beat up on the Houston Astros, get inducted into the Red Sox Hall of Fame and, naturally, answer some questions about his fellow inductee Roger Clemens. “With all due respect to everybody that votes, I’ll have to say Roger...
Via Hall of Very Good
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez: I Helped Recruit David Ortiz To Boston Red Sox (Video)

Two of the greatest pitchers in Boston Red Sox history were inducted into the team’s Hall of Fame on Thursday at Fenway Park. Pedro Martinez and Roger Clemens, in addition to Nomar Garciaparra and broadcaster Joe Castiglione, composed the impressive Class of 2014, and NESN’s Gary Striewski caught up with Pedro to talk about being enshrined in the Red Sox Hall of Fame. Martinez...
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Pedro Martinez: ‘I Put My Career In Jeopardy’ In Game 5 Of 1999 ALDS

BOSTON — Oct. 11, 1999, forever will be remembered as a defining moment in Pedro Martinez’s illustrious career — a career the former pitcher put on the line for the Red Sox that night. Martinez, who left Game 1 of the 1999 ALDS against the Cleveland Indians because of a back injury, miraculously returned in a winner-take-all Game 5 to toss six hitless innings in relief. The...
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Pedro Martinez: ‘I’m Not Happy’ Jon Lester No Longer Is With Red Sox

BOSTON — Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington could have a bug in his ear this offseason. That bug is named Pedro Martinez. Martinez, who was enshrined into the Red Sox Hall of Fame on Thursday, left no doubt where he stands regarding Jon Lester’s departure, telling reporters at Fenway Park that he hopes Boston reunites with its former ace in free agency this winter. “I hope...
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1994 MLB Strike Remembered For Impact On Game On 20th Anniversary (Video)

Two decades ago at this time, Major League Baseball went into a debilitating strike that resulted in the first canceled World Series since 1904. That year could have been a historic season, but it was all lost because of the strike. Pedro Martinez was a young pitcher for the Montreal Expos, who had the best record in baseball. Meanwhile in San Diego, Tony Gwynn was flirting with...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedro: Sox drank before ALCS games

While admitting it only involved taking little sips, Pedro Martinez admitted that Red Sox players imbibed on a rum concoction before 2004 ALCS games.

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May 20, 2013  |  7 Comments
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